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    November 18, 2014

    Buy a Pie for Project Angel Heart -- Plus a Few Other Thanksgiving Pie Options

    Pie season is upon us, along with a seasonal reminder that the spirit of Thanksgiving and Christmas means thinking of those in need -- as well as filling our own pie needs. Project Angel Heart, the organization that delivers meals to people coping with life-threatening illnesses, can help you out on ... More >>

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    November 11, 2014

    The Ten Best Patios in Denver for Igniting Your Winter Fire

    This week's Arctic blast and snow flurries shoved aside our Indian summer in a hurry. But fall's close doesn't have to mean the end of Denver's sunny patio time. So that you're not relegated to the indoors all winter, we compiled a list of wintry patios -- some enclosed, some with fire pits and heat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Barrel Man: After Plenty of Blood, Sweat and Beers, Skyler Weekes Is on a Roll

    Sauvignon blanc has a crisp, dry mouthfeel and a grassy nose that typically gives way to hints of lemon drop, grapefruit, guava and peach. Because of that, this lighter white wine pairs particularly well with sea bass, goat cheese and even sushi. Skyler Weekes also thought the wine, or at least the ... More >>

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    August 20, 2014

    Denver Pearl Brewing Changing Name to Avoid Confusion, Possible Legal Action

    Just three months after opening in the Platt Park neighborhood, Denver Pearl Brewing is changing its name in order to avoid confusion and the possibility of legal action from two other breweries, one local and one in another state. Denver Pearl has selected a new name -- one that avoids the words ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    Celebrate American craft beer on these ten Colorado brewery patios

    "Once you've had a few beers, it's hard to leave a German beer garden without making some friends," says Patrick Crawford, who opened Denver Beer Co. with Charlie Berger in August 2011. In advance of that opening, Crawford and Berger had gone to Germany -- and came back with the idea of adding a bee ... More >>

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    March 21, 2014

    Beer, bites and more beer this weekend on the culinary calendar

    Craft Beer Week kicks off today in Denver, with dozens of beer-themed events -- including the Collaboration Fest on Saturday. But a brand-new food festival also makes its debut this weekend (with beer, of course), so get out and enjoy the start of spring by drinking in Colorado's rich craft-beer and ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Beer dinners at Denver Beer Co., Warwick tonight

    Earlier this week, wine was flowing through special dinners around town -- but today's events are all about Colorado craft beer. At 6:30 p.m. tonight, the Denver Beer Co. will host the Winter Beer Dinner: a three-course meal created by Mikes 2 Kitchen. Dishes included potato and bacon chowder, smok ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013

    Photos: 7News viewers show an incredible amount of snowy #PatioFurniturePride

    The Denver TV market has always been competitive -- but who'da thunk the competition would extend to snowy patio photos? Late last month, 9News Kyle Clark starred in a hilarious rant in which he discouraged viewers from sending in photos of their snowy patios after a storm. Yesterday, 7News responde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    Photos: Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project opens in the Source on Friday

    You know you're doing something right when the mayor drinks your beer and gives you a high-five. So brewer Chad Yakobson must be doing okay. On Friday, Yakobson will open his new showpiece brewery, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, inside the Source, an indoor market in River North. Yesterday, he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Free "dab buses" featured at latest pot-tax protest and joint giveway

    Attorney Rob Corry still isn't talking about his arrest for public pot smoking at Coors Field late last month. But he's got lots to say about No on Proposition AA, a campaign fighting a marijuana tax measure up for vote in November. He's already helped organize joint giveaway rallies in Denver and B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    A farmers' market party at Rooster & Moon, professional ping pong at Ace and more

    The Golden Triangle Farmers' Market will debut Sunday, July 28, in the south parking lot adjacent to Rooster & Moon Coffee Pub, 955 Bannock Street. Organizers are kicking off the new gathering with a party at the coffee shop this evening from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be drink specials, raffle prizes a ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013

    Photos: Epic Brewing rolls out three Colorado-specific beers and a series of Denver events

    Epic Brewing plans a Denver roll-out next week that will be nothing short of its name. For starters, the Utah-based company, which has built a second twenty-barrel brewery in Denver's River North neighborhood, will hit local taplines and liquor=store shelves with three brand-new beers made speciall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    A handful of breweries? CNN's beer-city list misses the mark on Denver

    If you like beer and have an Internet connection, you've probably seen CNN's list of the 8 Best Beer Towns in the USA that went up Monday. While the list was better than most recent beer-city lists produced by national magazines and websites, it certainly had its share of problems. But for my purpo ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013
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    January 2, 2013

    Craft beer calendar: Odell, Vine Street, Copper Kettle tap tasty new brews

    Chad Yakobson became the second small Denver brewer to land some awesome press in the New York Times when some of his quotes and an artsy photo of him at his Crooked Stave Barrel Cellar led off a story last week on sour beers called "Brettanomyces, a Funky Yeast, Makes Flavorful Beers." He follows W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Art Meets Beast this weekend at MCA Denver

    MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany Street, is hosting its second Art Meets Beast festival, honoring the history of the bison. The two-day celebration begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. with a workshop led by Pete Marczyk of Marczyk Fine Foods, who will carve an entire bison; the vegetarian option is a film with food ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    November 5, 2012

    Wine, beer, bison and benefits on this week's calendar

    The 8th Annual Denver International Wine Festival will uncork at the Grand Hyatt Denver this Wednesday, and will pouring into Saturday, November 10. The event will overflow with educational seminars, culinary pairings and a selection of more than 400 wines; check the website for a full schedule of e ... More >>

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    October 24, 2012

    Looking good! Mayor's Design Awards honor six eating/drinking spots

    Restaurants aren't just changing the way Denver eats; they're changing the way this city looks. Last night Mayor Michael Hancock announced the winners of the annual Mayor's Design Awards -- twelve projects cited for excellence in architecture, design and place-creating. "Every great city has excit ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    Denver's five best bike-friendly bars

    As Sam Levin reports in this week's cover story, Denver is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country. But this is also a city that likes to imbibe. Fortunately, there are many Denver watering holes that not only celebrate the bicyclist lifestyle but feature bike-friendly amenities, from pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Five craft beers Obama should drink while he's debating in Denver

    President Obama has been making a point of drinking beer on the campaign trail this year, from Pennsylvania to Iowa to Florida. It was a sore spot for him in 2008 when he was seen more as a wine-slurper than an an everyday beer-drinking kind of fellow, but it's a distinct advantage in this year's ra ... More >>

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    July 3, 2012

    Reader: Colorado microbrews engenders good will

    Hurry to Denver Beer Co. if you want to get a taste of Clown Question, Bro, a Canadian lager-style beer that DBC brewed after the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper called a query regarding his favorite beer "a clown question." But the rookie phenom took the homage in stride, and even called Denver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Photos: Pedal power at Denver Beer Co., 4/7/12

    The owners of Denver Beer Co. found out how long it takes a bike-powered grain mill to chew up barley when they hooked the mill to a stationary bike,provided by their Platte Street neighbor Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop, and fired up the contraption. Read more: Denver Beer Co. uses pedal power to gr ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    A Denver brewery crawl you can do in one afternoon

    Despite the volume of beer being pumped out of this state's kettles, breweries keep opening at a breakneck pace. We're just fine with that, especially when those breweries come with taprooms, because taprooms are a really good way to daytime drink and somehow seem less alcoholic than if you were seq ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    It's not gravy-like green, but Chile Billy turns out some worthy green chile

    Green chile-heads, I've noticed, divide into a couple of camps when it comes to debating who makes this city's best version of a food that graces just about every Mexican restaurant's menu in town: half swear by the Colorado-style gravy-like green; the others won't touch it if it's not in the chile- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Guess where you're eating? At an EatDenver restaurant, if you're Ken S.

    Cafe Society dished out five Guess Where? contests last week, ranging from a bloody Mary at Mona's to a meat market of men (and beer and pretzels) at Denver Beer Co. to a still-unidentified plate of nowhere-near-spicy "Thai spicy shrimp" to a feast of fried chicken, pork chops, collard greens and ma ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Chile Billy hits the pavement at 16th and Boulder this Wednesday

    Bill Yalch may be a Pittsburgh native, but it took just a few trips to the southwest for him to become utterly obsessed with New Mexican food -- namely green chile. "If you live in Pittsburgh, you have no idea what good huevos rancheros are," he admits, adding that he first sampled worthy huevos on ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Brewer Scott Witsoe: Story in the New York Times was "a day I'll never forget"

    The New York Times showed Denver's craft beer scene a little love on Saturday with a story that featured one of the newest -- and smallest -- breweries in town, Wit's End, along with Strange Brewing, Denver Beer Co. and author Ed Sealover. But it was the photo of Wit's End owner Scott Witsoe and hi ... More >>

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    January 11, 2012

    Beer calendar: One-barrel Wednesday at Strange and firkins at Great Divide and Dry Dock

    Great Divide​Great Divide Brewing puts on some great throw-downs, especially during the quarterly release parties it typically holds to fete its seasonal beers, three at a time. But the brewery will take a time-out this month even as it puts its first quarter seasonals -- the new Nomad pilsner ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011

    Denver's ten best new bars of 2011

    This year was a banner year for new restaurants -- as we noted in this week's Year in Review, nearly 300 new places have opened since January 1. Dozens of them included bars, and many more new dives, cocktail lounges, pubs and piano bars gave us still more reasons to go out drinking. Here, in no pa ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    Guess where you're eating? At an EatDenver restaurant, if you're Ashley H

    Cafe Society served up four Guess where contests last week, ranging from a dogcentric beer at Denver Beer Co. to a plate of gruisidos at Los Dos Potrillos to this rabbit cassoulet. For correctly identifying it as coming from Cheeky Monk, Ashley H wins an EatDenver deck.

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    November 14, 2011

    Three big beer events tonight

    ​Pour it on! There are three big beer events in the metro area tonight, so pick your poison wisely. At 7 p.m., Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte Street, will host a beer dinner in conjunction with Mikes2Kitchen. The $50 dinner will pair four courses with beer; reservations are required. Call 303-4 ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Sweet Action Ice Cream hosts its third annual Denver Beer Ice Cream Fest

    ​Most places that want in on this week's beer-y festivities have lined up unusual kegs and interesting events with brewers at their restaurants. Three years ago, Sweet Action Ice Cream, which has no draft lines in its shop, came up with another cool way to get in on the fun: the Denver Beer ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    Reader: Does a tap room have to be in Denver to be one of Denver's best tap rooms?

    The gang's all beer at Denver Beer Co.​Denver is awash in beer -- and in opinions about beer, about Jonathan Shike's suggestion of five ways to freshen up the Great American Beer Festival, and about Laura Shunk's list of the area's five best tap rooms. No Liquids and Solids? No Amato's Ale Ho ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Denver's five best tap rooms

    ​Denver will be swimming in beer for the rest of the month.This weekend kicks off the week-long Denver Beer Fest -- which happens to overlap with the four-day-long Great American Beer Festival next weekend. We plan to drink our share of pale ales, lagers, pilsners and stouts over the coming d ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Brewery and bartender collaborations hit Denver taplines in time for GABF

    ​While we're stoked to sample what seems like millions of beers at the Great American Beer Festival, it's possible that we're actually more excited to see what Denver area restaurants and bars trot out on taplines next week. This event brings in beer geeks from all over the world, and since mo ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Paris on the Platte celebrates its 25th anniversary -- win a gift basket!

    Paris on the Platte, still going strong after 25 years.​The stretch of Platte Street that heads up from 15th Street is one of the hottest restaurant areas in town, with Sushi Sasa swimming in business since it opened six years ago, Colt & Gray packing in the crowds since it joined the scene in ... More >>